Police Officer John Stanley Gordon

Police Officer John Stanley Gordon

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Wednesday, February 28, 1951

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John Stanley Gordon

Officer Gordon, a member of the old motor bandit patrol, collapsed and died while chasing a suspect on Oxford Street near Clarion. Officer Gordon was a nine-year veteran of the force. He was survived by his wife and three sons.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge 1599

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 61rst anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

February 28, 2012

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